In Slovenia, lovers have two dedicated holidays

It only makes sense that a country with the word love in its name should celebrate love with special gusto. Love is in the air year-round, but lovers can celebrate it at least on two separate occasions: first, on Valentine's Day in February, and second, on St. Gregory’s Day in March. Oral folk tradition has it that on St. Gregory’s Day birds are joined in wedlock. In the days of yore, it was custom for the maidens to look up into the sky on this day; it was believed that the first bird they would see indicated what type of husband they will end up marrying. St. Gregory’s Day is also when the first hint of spring fills the air.

The victory of light over darkness

Places with a long-standing tradition of crafts and trade believed that St. Gregory “tosses the lamp into the water” as the days have become longer and artificial light is no longer needed in workshops. Over time, the tradition of crafting lamp-lit miniature boats and houses, so-called “gregorčki”, and sending them off downstream was born. This spectacle takes place on the eve of St. Gregory’s Day. Some of the tiny vessels are veritable pieces of art, and attending the custom is quite the treat. Mostly, they are made by pre-schoolers and school children. The tiny floating lights are not only a symbolic, but also a must-do romantic experience.

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Nature awakening in spring

When the last snow patches melt away, the first heralds of spring pop up. First, the landscape takes on gentle hues of green, before donning a colourful array of various flowers. Spring is thus the ideal time to visit botanical gardens and the most flower-filled parts of Slovenia.

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Love is in the air

Slovenia is a romantic country. Find the right couple’s experience, get to know the beauty of Slovenian destinations and treat yourself to some fine food for the heart and soul. Certain Slovenian spas and wellness centres offer attractive pampering packages for couples. Take a walk through the charming town centres and discover their romantic spots. And, because they say that the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, you can enjoy an original dinner experience in the most unconventional places. Perhaps you will be so captivated by Slovenia, you will decide to say your "I do’s" here.

Experiences filled with romance

Welcome to the only country in the world whose very name contains the word LOVE. Slovenia is therefore a true paradise for those looking for romantic experiences. It is full of hidden dream spots where couples can enjoy an unforgettable moment, be it a first date or a wedding.

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Experiences filled with romance

Experiences filled with romance

Welcome to the only country in the world whose very name contains the word LOVE. Slovenia is therefore a true paradise for those looking for romantic experiences. It is full of hidden dream spots where couples can enjoy an unforgettable moment, be it a first date or a wedding.

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From Slovenia with love

From Slovenia with love

There are countless ways of expressing your love in Slovenia. You can take a walk or hike to one of the love benches, pick the most romantic spot to take a selfie together or bring the person you love a gift that speaks of endless love.

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Romantic culinary experiences

Romantic culinary experiences

Enchant your loved ones with an unforgettable surprise. Treat them to an exquisite gastronomic journey and find special dishes in the most striking locations.

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Romantic wellness in spas

Romantic wellness in spas

Spend pleasant moments together by enjoying wellness treatments for couples in Slovenia’s spas. A pleasant bath, a glass of sparkling wine, and candlelight will create a romantic atmosphere. Enjoy a relaxing massage or visit special saunas for couples. This is an excellent opportunity to devote yourself to yourself and to each other.

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Make your dream come true day

Make your dream come true day

Are you thinking about taking one of the most important steps in your life? There is an abundance of options when selecting a suitable location regardless of what kind of wedding you want. Crown your love in the shelter of historic castle walls, mansions and villas or in picturesque gardens and estates. Create unforgettable memories on your wedding day in a spa. You can choose the most extravagant places to exchange your vows either high in the mountains, below the surface of the sea, in the air or elsewhere. Get married in Slovenia!

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Spring is a time for new plans

With the awakening of nature comes the awakening inside us when we are bursting with new plans. Let one of your plans be to visit green Slovenia.

 

Discover nature

Feel the beneficial effects of the green natural environment in Slovenia.

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Green story of Slovenia

Plan your holidays in green.

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Hiking and Mountaineering

Slovenia is a hiking paradise. More than 10,000 kilometres of marked hiking trails.

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Top culinary experiences in Slovenia

Enjoy the most special gastronomic experiences in Slovenia!

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The beekeeping traditions and honey experiences of Slovenia

Learn about the rich tradition of beekeeping in Slovenia and enjoy beekeeping experiences for all your senses.

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One-day hikes in historical towns

A perfect day in the town – sightseeing and gastronomic delicacies.

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